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Forum: showroom 09-15-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By stevE85
Thanks, that's very interesting. I'm curious why...

Thanks, that's very interesting. I'm curious why GM changed it, it seems like it would work better as a four port?



Should have at least another 1k rpm left in it with new springs. Did you...
Forum: showroom 09-14-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By stevE85
What is the steam vent lines from? My L33 has the...

What is the steam vent lines from? My L33 has the rear ports plugged and a crossover on the front only.
Forum: showroom 09-12-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By stevE85
Very cool, what car is this going in?...

Very cool, what car is this going in? Auto/manual? What size turbo? Cam?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 210,073
Posted By stevE85
Maybe I missed it, but what master cylinder are...

Maybe I missed it, but what master cylinder are you using for your clutch? Wilwood?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By stevE85
I laughed when I read this, thank you. :lol:

I laughed when I read this, thank you. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,147
Posted By stevE85
I should also mention I made my own mounts to set...

I should also mention I made my own mounts to set the engine back further and lower than others I've seen. ICT makes a low profile intake now that wasn't available when I bought mine, I have the long...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,147
Posted By stevE85
No, I did my homework before purchasing. They are...

No, I did my homework before purchasing. They are thick and pressure tested to 120psi.


Lol. NO! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=It4729Ciud4
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,147
Posted By stevE85
I've got a ICT Billet sheet metal intake on my...

I've got a ICT Billet sheet metal intake on my L33, it just barely clears the hood. I'd imagine the TBSS would fit well. Is this for a turbo lm7?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By stevE85
I'm with JE Jr, thoroughly inspect your...

I'm with JE Jr, thoroughly inspect your driveline. Could be a bad driveshaft center support, or worn out guibo joint.
Forum: events 02-04-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By stevE85
Looks like a good time to me. I'll have to put...

Looks like a good time to me. I'll have to put some soft springs in soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 245,807
Posted By stevE85
^^^^^This! I'm interested too. Did you machine...

^^^^^This! I'm interested too. Did you machine the aux shaft?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,185
Posted By stevE85
Yep, mine shook like a rock tumbler when I threw...

Yep, mine shook like a rock tumbler when I threw it together the first time. I did attemp to just zap em on with my impact, so I had it coming I guess. If you're patient and torque them equally you...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,185
Posted By stevE85
I have a set of cheap eBay 25mm spacers on my...

I have a set of cheap eBay 25mm spacers on my 242, I haven't lost a wheel fwiw. I have noticed the lug nuts don't last of you pull the wheels a lot. I've replaced probably 6 lug nuts now, and have...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2015, 10:36 AM
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Posted By stevE85
Is that the T6 S400?

Is that the T6 S400?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,115
Posted By stevE85
It is definitely a good idea to replace the...

It is definitely a good idea to replace the wiring to the pump With 10 gauge, it's really simple to do, Add a relay To be triggered from the original power wire to your pump nowAnd run a 10 gauge...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 276,343
Posted By stevE85
Yeah, at the last shop I worked at we converted a...

Yeah, at the last shop I worked at we converted a '67 Camaro to an ls1/t56 and it wouldn't start with a regular battery. Ended up getting a yellow top. Your Z is badass, I am looking forward to some...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2015, 08:13 PM
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Posted By stevE85
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2015, 09:39 PM
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Posted By stevE85
Looks cut and tacked together.

Looks cut and tacked together.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2015, 06:40 PM
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Posted By stevE85
Nice work, looks really clean.

Nice work, looks really clean.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,857
Posted By stevE85
Wow, that's 81whp on a Dynojet. You woulda been...

Wow, that's 81whp on a Dynojet. You woulda been looking at 60-65whp on a Mustang or Superflow dyno.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,853
Posted By stevE85
Anytime. :)

Anytime. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,853
Posted By stevE85
You could run very high boost pressures if you...

You could run very high boost pressures if you get the tune in line. Keep intake temps low, timing conservative, and run high octane fuel. @ Watt Ave & Marconi you can get 100octane @ the pump. The...
Forum: showroom 04-13-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,014
Posted By stevE85
It actually belongs to Robert Marcello (Owner)...

It actually belongs to Robert Marcello (Owner) SVS Automotive. I used to run his muffler/fabrication shop for him, before I bought into my shop. He entered three cars and asked me to drive one. I...
Forum: showroom 04-13-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,014
Posted By stevE85
My wife and I drove the "Voper", it's a Dodge...

My wife and I drove the "Voper", it's a Dodge Viper red '79 242 w/o a roof. Not actually a convertible, but a well finished roadster. It has a 2.5L B23 stroker. To our surprise it won "Best of Show"...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,317
Posted By stevE85
Are you planning on doing this in the shock...

Are you planning on doing this in the shock position or the spring position on the trailing arm?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 167,808
Posted By stevE85
Going off of your symptoms, I'd be looking into...

Going off of your symptoms, I'd be looking into the fuel side of things. Spark blowing out creates more of a wall where power falls off and is a rich condition. What is the boost pressure when it...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2015, 07:07 PM
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Posted By stevE85
What fuel pump is in the car, fuel line size?

What fuel pump is in the car, fuel line size?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,112
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Posted By stevE85
But, only when the mountains are blue. When the...

But, only when the mountains are blue. When the mountains are in fact blue, intake air temps are as cold as the Rockies. :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2015, 01:31 AM
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Posted By stevE85
Looks killer, love the attention to detail. :)

Looks killer, love the attention to detail. :)
Forum: events 02-17-2015, 03:49 PM
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Views: 34,370
Posted By stevE85
Sneaky Pete....pssshhhh! I got a 400 dry system...

Sneaky Pete....pssshhhh! I got a 400 dry system sitting around that will make any rental car interesting! :lol: You're not really having fun until you lift the heads. :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,000
Posted By stevE85
What a wonderful life it must be. I would guess...

What a wonderful life it must be. I would guess that this is the primary reason for lack of LX Hemis into Volvo's, well at least here in the states. Standalones are strictly prohibited for emmisions...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,000
Posted By stevE85
Are you gonna run it on a standalone? Or, do you...

Are you gonna run it on a standalone? Or, do you need to run all the factory wiring and computers to make it legal?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,368
Posted By stevE85
What condition are the strut mounts in? I had a...

What condition are the strut mounts in? I had a 740 for a while and when I first got it the strut mounts were shot, it rode like absolute sh*t. Maybe check that?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,088
Posted By stevE85
Yes, I have a steady rpm signal in TS but no...

Yes, I have a steady rpm signal in TS but no spark. I gotta sit down with it when I have some time and try to figure it out. If you're ever near Sacramento you should swing by and see if you could...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,088
Posted By stevE85
Yeah, it's turned into a shelf in my garage ATM....

Yeah, it's turned into a shelf in my garage ATM. I really want to bring it back down to my shop, but my uncle and I have been trying to finish up his '30 Model A to make room for it. I'm not even...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,088
Posted By stevE85
HaHa, No joke. I haven't touched this car in a...

HaHa, No joke. I haven't touched this car in a while, it's so neglected. Hopefully get a spark signal out of it soon. I'd like to actually drive it. :lol:
Forum: events 02-01-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 34,370
Posted By stevE85
This picture must be heavily Photoshop'd, most of...

This picture must be heavily Photoshop'd, most of the 'girls' I've seen at Volvo events have more body hair than I do. :lol:
Forum: showroom 01-30-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,706
Posted By stevE85
Definitely gotta speed it up, it'd be easier to...

Definitely gotta speed it up, it'd be easier to watch. Your shop looks nice, I like it a lot.
Forum: events 01-27-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 34,370
Posted By stevE85
I'm in. Update with auto-x info! We need a burn...

I'm in. Update with auto-x info! We need a burn out contest! :)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,788
Posted By stevE85
I would attribute the "wirr" to road noise. Not a...

I would attribute the "wirr" to road noise. Not a bad idea to check your pinion angle. I was able to eliminate most of the road noise while at cruise on smoother roads by getting my pinion angle...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,788
Posted By stevE85
If its clunking/popping and general road noise...

If its clunking/popping and general road noise it's fairly normal for rigid or solid bushings. My car makes lots of noise from the rear of the car since I swapped to all poly bushes.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,797
Posted By stevE85
Hmmm, It may be a bit more snappy. It's hard for...

Hmmm, It may be a bit more snappy. It's hard for me to tell that because I have a -10lbs flywheel, they all feel snappy to me. Under load though, the M definitely makes broader power, which isn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,797
Posted By stevE85
Stop posting and start reading. The thread is...

Stop posting and start reading. The thread is about comparing an M cam performance/driveability to a T cam as an upgrade. (as I read it) BTW, I dyno'd my car with the M cam to get a baseline. It made...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,797
Posted By stevE85
It's a gasoline engine, and a 4cyl, it needs rpm...

It's a gasoline engine, and a 4cyl, it needs rpm to perform at all. Who in the hell wants idle to 3k rpm use?! Like a 2100rpm window? ....stupid.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,797
Posted By stevE85
It's not an upgrade IMO, it doesn't help beyond...

It's not an upgrade IMO, it doesn't help beyond 3k rpm over an M cam. T should stand for "Towing".
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,797
Posted By stevE85
I take it you like the T cam in a N/A? Not sure...

I take it you like the T cam in a N/A? Not sure what you mean. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,797
Posted By stevE85
John V is on the right track, I've tried M,B,T,...

John V is on the right track, I've tried M,B,T, and K cams in my B23. I'd rate them like this 1)K, 2)B, 3)M 4)T. The T cam in a N/A application makes for the laziest feeling power curve ever, and it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,949
Posted By stevE85
Oil pans do have some pressure in them while the...

Oil pans do have some pressure in them while the engine is running, hence the need for a PCV system.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,949
Posted By stevE85
Maybe you're missing everyone's intent to help...

Maybe you're missing everyone's intent to help you. If you're going to go through the trouble of dropping your oil pan to do this correctly, you've already committed to doing the oil pump pickup...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,949
Posted By stevE85
Keep kidding yourself, there's not the working...

Keep kidding yourself, there's not the working room you think is there to do what you're saying. It will save no time, you would be forced to work in a tight space blindly threading a nut onto an...
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